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Pirouette

In this retelling of “The Twelve Dancing Princesses,” a princess and a spy must find a way to work together if they are to prevent their kingdoms from falling into war… Lord Kyril Seagrave is handsome, popular and growing bored with his shallow existence at court. In search of adventure, he signs on for a clandestine mission into the heart of the Caelani Empire, a largely unknown land to the east which may also be the greatest threat to Andar’s future. Armed only with his natural charm and a set of ill-matched companions, Kyril enters Caelan under the guise of…

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Traitor’s Masque

What if Cinderella didn’t go to the ball to dance with the prince? What if she went to betray him?Trystan Colbourne never meant to be a traitor. All she wanted was to escape the suffocating walls of the place she used to call home, where her stepmother’s hatred has made her an unwilling prisoner.Desperate for a taste of freedom, Trystan accepts an offer of sanctuary from an old family friend, and for a moment, it seems as though all of her dreams are about to come true.But dreams are fickle, and neither politics nor princes are ever quite what they…

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The Princess Bride

Rating: 5 Stars Age Recommendation: 15+- ADVERTISING – continue reading below – Warnings: Violence, Character Death, Torture Genres: Fantasy, Action and Adventure, Romance, Fiction Pages: 450 (Compact hardback version) “Now a great fool,” he began, “would place the poison in his own goblet, because he would know that only another great fool would reach first for what he was given. I am clearly not a great fool, so I will clearly not reach for your wine.” “That’s your final choice?” “No. Because you knew I was not a great fool, so you would know that I would never fall for…

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Centernia: “Return to the Castle”

Centernia

From the opening page of “Return to the Castle” by Rose Catherine Kahn, I was surprised by how well-written it was. The characterizations, setting, tone, and dialogue were all on point. I kept thinking that this book should be featured or published by a big name house. The author, Kahn, crafted a thoughtful narrative all on her own self-publishing this piece. “Return to the Castle” focuses on the intertwining lives of Misa, Teren, and Nico, all of whom live in Castle Aurumice (a fantastical place), and Jessica Vance Ravenwolfe, a normal high school student (living in a non-magical world). When Misa seeks…

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